Detroit's emergency manager brings hope, fear

Mar 14, 2013
Bankruptcy lawyer Kevyn Orr was installed today as Detroit's emergency financial manager. It's a move that's not without controversy, and maybe a little hope, as well.
Posted In: Detroit, Kevyn Orr, Rick Snyder

Charlie LeDuff on going home to Detroit, and the problems with ruin porn

Feb 7, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff goes home in his latest book, "Detroit: An American Autopsy."
Posted In: Detroit

The cost of demolishing a home in Detroit

Jan 29, 2013
Writer dream hampton discusses what happened when her childhood home in Detroit recently burned down.
Posted In: Detroit

Detroit on verge of bankruptcy... again

Nov 26, 2012
An internal scuffle between Detroit's city council and the state of Michigan could drive the Motor City's budget into a big ditch.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy

Detroit, San Francisco housing a big hit these days

Oct 23, 2012
The Detroit Tigers take on the San Francisco Giants in first game of the World Series. Detroit has the auto industry, San Fran has the tech sector, but recently both cities have scored solid gains in their housing markets.
Posted In: baseball, Detroit, San Francisco

'Detropia' sees Detroit as a reflection of the U.S.

Sep 4, 2012
The new film "Detropia" chronicles the problems going on in the city and how the rest of the America can take a lesson from the problems Detroit is having.
Posted In: Detroit, documentary

U.S. auto companies make big comeback

Aug 28, 2012
The major Detroit automakers, GM, Ford and Chrysler, are all operating their factories at 100 percent capacity, according to a new report by the Detroit News.
Posted In: Auto, Detroit

Detroit art museum wins taxpayer support

Aug 20, 2012
The Detroit Institute of Arts avoided a fiscal cliff when voters in three counties approved an tax increase that directly funds the 125-year-old museum.
Posted In: non-profit, Arts, tax, millage, Detroit

In Detroit, half the street lights could go dark

May 24, 2012
The mayor's plan would stop illuminating blighted neighborhoods, and spend more to light the rest.
Posted In: Detroit

Michigan and Detroit agree on deal to help city's deficit

Apr 5, 2012
The city of Detroit has a projected a deficit of more than $200 million his year -- and it could run out of money by June. Last night, Detroit's city council narrowly passed a controversial deal with the State of Michigan.
Posted In: budget, Michigan, Detroit